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English → English (WordNet) Definition: resurrection plant resurrection plant n 1: densely tufted fern ally of southwestern United States to Peru; curls up in a tight ball when dry and expands and grows under moist conditions [syn: rose of Jericho, Selaginella lepidophylla ] 2: small gray Asiatic desert plant bearing minute white flowers that rolls up when dry and expands when moist [syn: rose of Jericho , Anastatica hierochuntica]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Resurrection plant Resurrection \Res`ur*rec"tion\, n. [F. r['e]surrection, L. resurrectio, fr. resurgere, resurrectum, to rise again; pref. re- re- + surgere to rise. See Source.] 1. A rising again; the resumption of vigor. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially, the rising again from the dead; the resumption of life by the dead; as, the resurrection of Jesus Christ; the general resurrection of all the dead at the Day of Judgment. [1913 Webster] Nor after resurrection shall he stay Longer on earth. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. State of being risen from the dead; future state. [1913 Webster] In the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage. --Matt. xxii. 30. [1913 Webster] 4. The cause or exemplar of a rising from the dead. [1913 Webster] I am the resurrection, and the life. --John xi. 25. [1913 Webster] Cross of the resurrection, a slender cross with a pennant floating from the junction of the bars. Resurrection plant (Bot.), a name given to several species of Selaginella (as Selaginella convoluta and Selaginella lepidophylla), flowerless plants which, when dry, close up so as to resemble a bird's nest, but revive and expand again when moistened. The name is sometimes also given to the rose of Jericho. See under Rose. [1913 Webster]

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